Caption title (incipit) in red, a2r, with woodcut three-sided border and marginal diagrams
Headlines: book numbers throughout, Liber I-Liber XV
Also published on vellum and illuminated. Variations in the incipit, dedication, headlines in the first signature, etc. are recorded, issued with the same colophon
Translated from Arabic by Adelard of Bath; edited by Campano of Novara. While books I-XIII are Euclid's (cf. Th. Heath. The thirteen books of Euclid's Elements. 1956, v.3, p. 519), Book XIV is a work of the 2d cent. by Hypsicles and book XV the work of a Roman land-surveyor of the 6th century. For a discussion by B.L. van der Waerden of Euclid's sources see Enc. Brit., 15th ed., Micro. IV, p 589
Signatures: a¹⁸ (a1r, r8 blank)
Woodcut initials, large and small, diagrams in margins throughout
Colophon (r7v): "Opus elementorū Euclidis megarensis in geometriā artē. In id quoq₅ Campani p[er]spicacissimi Cōmentationes finiut. Erhardus ratdolt Augustensis impressor solertissimus. Venetijs impressit. Anno salutis M.cccc.lxxxii. Octauis Caleñ. Juñ. Lector. Vale."
Liber III, Propositio 18, c1r, (leaf 19) reads: Si circulũ linea recta cõtingat: ..
BM 15th cent.
In library's copy certain letters in the title do not display marks of contraction and the final letter, a?, in geometria[?] has been gone over as have some further letters on the page. Occasional annotation in ink. Following the first two lines in red the text continues: Punctus est cuius p[er]s n[?]a est. Linea est longitudo sine latitudie
Dedication in library's copy (a1v): Erhardus ratdolt Augustensis impressor. Serenissimo // alme vrbis Principi Joanni Mocenico. S
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